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Biden COVID-19 Adviser Suggests Potential Lockdown

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A nationwide lockdown — paired with an economic stimulus package —...

Sleep Apnea Found to Impact Pain Severity in Younger Adults

Sleep specialists might want to take a closer look at the connections between obstructive sleep apnea, chronic pain, and reported pain intensity in younger patients....

A Guide to the New Agents Reshaping Ovarian Cancer Treatment

The treatment of ovarian cancer has evolved considerably in the last few years, with the approval of several PARP inhibitors, antiangiogenic agents, and other therapies...

Convalescent Plasma Falls Short in Phase 2 Trial

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Convalescent plasma may not prevent progression to severe disease or reduce...

Two-Stage Surgery to Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk Piques Interest

“Many physicians would assume that prevention of cancer, especially cancer as serious as ovarian cancer, trumps all other decision making, but when we really listen...

Multiple Sclerosis Prodrome Holds Promise of Earlier Diagnosis

“It is time that the prodromal phase of multiple sclerosis is formally recognized.” That was the conclusion of Helen Tremlett, PhD, delivering the opening plenary...

App for MS Aims to Capture Elusive Signals of Progression

Investigators in Switzerland are testing an application for smartphones that they hope will elucidate subtle signs of disease progression in multiple sclerosis (MS)—beyond what standard...

FDA Approves First Maintenance Therapy for AML

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an oral form of azacitidine (Onureg) for use as maintenance therapy for patients with acute myeloid...

When Viruses Collide: Flu Season During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The medical community is about to find out how prepared it...

Some COVID-19 Symptoms Last for Months, Study Finds

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A British study says many coronavirus patients suffer symptoms such as...

Research Examines Links Between ‘Long COVID’ and ME/CFS

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The persistence of long-term symptoms in some individuals with COVID-19 illness...

Doubts About Stroma-Targeting Agents in Pancreatic Cancer

Adding pegvorhyaluronidase alfa (PEGPH20) to treatment with nab-paclitaxel and gemcitabine (AG) did not improve survival in adults with previously untreated metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in...

New Symptom, Test to Guide Steroid Treatment

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Blood Test, Lingering Symptoms, Bypassing CDC

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

COVID-19 Symptoms Can Linger for Months

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Clinicians and researchers have focused on the acute phase of COVID-19...

‘We Are Not NY in April,’ But Docs In New Hot Spots Face Fatigue

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When people in Houston find out that Hilary Fairbrother, MD, works...

Telephone Interventions Might Relieve Some Symptoms in Adults With Cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Telephone interventions offer some relief of depression and other symptoms in adults with cancer, but the certainty of evidence is...

FDA Approves Olaparib for Certain Metastatic Prostate Cancers

The US Food and Drug Administration approved olaparib (Lynparza, AstraZeneca) for deleterious or suspected deleterious germline or somatic homologous recombination repair (HRR) gene-mutated metastatic castration-resistant...

COVID-19 in a Third-Trimester Pregnancy

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 09, 2020 — Initial Presentation A 26-year-old pregnant woman (gravida 3 para 1011) at...

EU Panel OKs Glasdegib for AML & Luspatercept for MDS

A new drug for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), glasdegib (Daurismo, Pfizer). is approaching approval in Europe. The drug was approved in the United States in...

COVID-19 Crisis Exposes Resident Abuse

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Janelle (not her real name) had just wheeled a patient into...

Cognitive Decline With Endocrine Tx for Breast Ca

Cognitive impairment seen in women with early breast cancer who undergo chemotherapy ― so-called chemobrain ― has now been reported in patients who are treated...

Water-Only Fasting May Reduce Chemo Modifications

Patients with gynecologic malignancies who consumed only water for 24 hours before and 24 hours after each chemotherapy cycle had fewer dose delays and reductions...

‘We Are Close to Catastrophe’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. They were prepared, having reorganized the departments, studied the curves, and...